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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races); A creator of bound texts.

Usage examples (31)
  • In fact the leading bookmakers had stopped taking bets by mid summer.
  • "A bookmaker is someone who has thirty or fifty customers," he says.
  • But the U.K. online bookmaker is asking investors to make a risky gamble on its initial public offering.
  • Bacon by "bookmaker" meant "playwright," he put a modest value on his poetical work! for more
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